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Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope

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Are you looking for a special black tea that stimulates your taste buds and pampers your senses? Then the Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope is exactly what you are looking for. This tea comes from the high altitude plantations of the Margaret's Hope Estate in India and is known for its rich flavor and aromatic fragrance.

This Darjeeling, with a flowery, smooth taste, comes from the best 2nd flowering period of Margaret's Hope Tea Estate. This estate is located in the valley of Kurseong in Darjeling at an altitude between 100 and 1800 meters. Because the high elevation and cooler temperatures are produced later in the year than other tea gardens in the Darjeeling regions.

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How does Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope taste?

The Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope is an exclusive black tea that has a medium strength and is full of flavour.

What makes this tea really special is its highly aromatic, muscatel character. It has a slight astringency that provides a refreshing and thirst-quenching aftertaste.

The muscatel character is described as a fruity and floral taste with notes of grapes. (Muscatel is a term that originated in the wine world and refers to the Muscat grape variety known for its fruity and floral aromas.)

The taste of the Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope can therefore best be compared to a good bottle of wine.

How strong is Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope?

Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope has a medium strength. This means that the tea is neither too light nor too heavy. It has just enough body to tickle your taste buds without being overpowering. You can safely let the tea steep longer than the recommended time without it becoming too strong. This also allows you to experience more of the taste and aroma of the tea.

The Margaret's Hope is a perfect choice for a morning or afternoon tea.

To fully enjoy the taste of this tea, we recommend heating the water to 95°C and letting the tea leaves steep for about 3-4 minutes. If you like a stronger flavor, you can increase the brewing time by a minute or two. Just be sure not to use too much tea, as this can make the taste bitter.

Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope

Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope is a high quality black tea from Darjeeling in India. The tea leaves are picked by hand and carefully processed, which gives the tea a special character. This tea has a rich and full taste, with notes of herbs and fruits. The tea is perfect to combine with sweet and savory dishes, and is also delicious to enjoy pure.

The tea is grown on the Margaret's Hope tea plantation, located in the hills of Darjeeling, India. This plantation is known for its high quality and unique teas.

This tea is harvested during the 'second flush', which means that the tea leaves are picked in June and July, after the tea plants have had some time to grow after the first harvest period. This second harvest produces tea of higher quality, with more flavor and aroma. Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope is therefore one of the best teas the plantation has to offer.

Margaret's Hope Tea Estate was established in the 1860s and has a rich history. Named after the daughter of a British owner who bought the plantation in the 1900s.

It was originally a nursery for the Cinchona trees, producing quinine to treat malaria. Later it was converted into a tea estate and today it remains one of the most prominent tea estates in Darjeeling.

The unique conditions of the Margaret's Hope tea plantation, such as the altitude of more than 1800 meters, the cool climate and the rich soil, give the tea its characteristic taste. The plantation is known for its high-quality Darjeeling tea, including this FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope

This tea is rated FTGFOP1: Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe grade #1. This means that the best tea leaves have been used for this tea. Which you definitely taste with this Darjeeling!

Frequently Asked Questions about Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope

Do you have a question about using Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope Below we have answered the most frequently asked questions for you.

This tea comes from the Margaret's Hope tea garden in Darjeeling, India. The tea garden is located in the foothills of the Himalayas at an altitude of about 1800 meters.

The combination of the cool climate and the soil composition ensure the unique taste of this tea.

The difference between Darjeeling First Flush and Second Flush mainly lies in the picking period and the flavor profiles of the teas. First Flush is picked in early spring, usually between late March and early May, while Second Flush is picked later in the season, usually between late May and early July.

The taste of the First Flush is light and delicate, with floral and fruity notes and a slight astringency.

Second Flush, on the other hand, has a fuller and more complex taste, with notes of muscat grape, honey and nuts, and a stronger astringency.

The leaves of a First Flush are a light green color, while the leaves of Second Flush are darker in color and have more coppery tones.

It is important to note that picking periods may vary depending on weather conditions and other factors. It is a natural product!

Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope is not only a wonderful tea to enjoy, but it may also provide some health benefits.

For example, this tea contains antioxidants that can help protect your body against free radicals. Free radicals can damage your cells and tissues and are associated with a higher risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

In addition, drinking Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope may help promote heart and circulatory health. The tea contains flavonoids that can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation in the body. This, in turn, can contribute to better blood flow and lower blood pressure.

While Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope may provide some health benefits, it is important to remember that tea is not a panacea and that a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and regular exercise is also important for maintaining good health!

Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope contains caffeine. This is a naturally occurring substance in tea.

A cup of tea contains about 30-50 mg of caffeine, depending on the brewing method and the amount of tea used.

Caffeine can help you feel more energetic and improve your concentration. It can also cause a temporary increase in your heart rate and blood pressure. If you are sensitive to caffeine, it might be a good idea to limit your intake and avoid drinking this tea right before bed.

In general, tea keeps longer than other drinks, but it is important to keep an eye on the shelf life of this tea.

If you store the tea in a cool and dark place, such as a cupboard or pantry, the tea can be kept for up to 2 years. Make sure to store the tea in an airtight container or tin in a cool and dry place.

However, it is recommended to consume the tea within 6 months of purchase for best taste. After 6 months, the taste of the tea may decrease and the tea may no longer have the quality you are used to from Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope.

Do you have more questions about Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope?​​

If your question about Darjeeling FTGFOP1 Second Flush Margaret's Hope wasn't answered above? Send an e-mail with your question to info@hetkleinstehuis.nl.

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Category Black Tea Brand Het Kleinste Huis EAN13 4801288675487 SKU 419-50
Gluten Gluten free
Lactose Lactose-free
Nuts Nut-free
Country of origin India
Ingredients Black tea
Amount of tea per cup 1 - 2 tea spoons
Indication brewing time 2 - 3 minutes
Temperature water 90 ºC - 100 ºC (194 °F - 212 °F)
Organically grown? No
Palette Muscatel
Color infusion Copper
Caffeine? Yes
Time of day In the afternoon / In the evening
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